Southington Education Foundation, Inc.

SOUTHINGTON EDUCATION FOUNDATION, INC.

Instilling a love of learning.

Sarah Lamb (L) and Emily Maciejewski (R) have been named recipients of the Southington Education Foundation’s Annual Scholarships for 2016, providing $1,000 to each awardee. Read more.

Scholarships

The Southington Education Foundation is proud to offer the following scholarships to graduating Southington students. Students receive information on how to apply for these scholarships during their senior year. These scholarships have been available to students since 2015. 

SEF Dr. Joseph V. Erardi, Jr. Scholarship

PROVIDER: Southington Education Foundation

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduating Southington High School senior in good standing who is furthering his or her education. The student must be civic-minded and demonstrate the desire to help school, community and/or country.

ESSAY: Provide an essay describing your involvement in school, community, and/or country and how your activities may shape your future civic involvement.

HOW SELECTED: Southington Education Foundation Scholarship Committee

VALUE: $1,000

AWARDED/TRANSMITTED: Upon proof of successful completion of first semester


Southington Education Foundation STEM Scholarship

PROVIDER: Southington Education Foundation

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduating Southington High School senior in good standing with a desire to major or minor in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

ESSAY: Provide an essay explaining your intended college major or minor and how it relates to your career path in science, technology, engineering, and/or mathematics (STEM).

HOW SELECTED: Southington Education Foundation Scholarship Committee

VALUE: $1,000

AWARDED/TRANSMITTED: Upon proof of successful completion of first semester


2016 Scholarship Recipients

Sarah Lamb and Emily Maciejewski have been named recipients of the Southington Education Foundation’s Annual Scholarships for 2016, providing $1,000 to each awardee.

Emily was awarded the SEF STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) Scholarship. Emily will attend UConn this fall where she will study mechanical engineering. She plans to pursue a career in either aerospace or computer science. In her essay Emily stated that problem solving has been an important part of her educational experience whether in the area of community service or athletics or in her pursuit of an engineering career. Emily is the Class of 2016 Salutatorian and has been honored with many academic and leadership awards. As a junior Emily received the Rensselaer Medal awarded for achievement in mathematics and science and the Society of Women Engineers Certificate of Merit. A well-rounded, active student, Emily has been involved in volunteer service, music, and athletics. She has taken on leadership roles during her time at Southington High School. When asked about what stands out during her time in high school, Emily said she was impressed by the Project Lead the Way Capstone Presentation that she and fellow participants were recently involved in. Sarah was selected for the SEF Joseph V. Erardi, Jr. Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has shown his or herself to be civic-minded and who has demonstrated the desire to help school, community, and/or country.

Sarah has chosen to attend Quinnipiac University and major in business. While at Southington High School, Sarah was involved in a variety of co-curricular activities such as National Honor Society, World Language Society and Class Secretary. Sarah also participated in community organizations such as Relay for Life and Southington Townwide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS). Whether in high school or community activities, Sarah took on leadership roles. Some of her achievements include: Youth Leader of the Year 2014, YMCA’s Youth Leadership Award and the Relay for Life Youth Leadership Award. In her essay Emily shared her dedication to being the best person she could be and her belief that “giving back to others truly does make a wonderful life”.

Kelley Nolan-Maccione, SEF scholarship chair stated, “We had a large pool of candidates for both scholarships. However, we (the committee) felt Emily and Sarah embody the spirit of the STEM and Joseph V. Erardi, Jr. scholarships, respectively.” Emily is the daughter of Mark and Patricia Maciejewski. Sarah is the daughter of Chris and Diane Lamb.


Past Winners

2015 Scholarship Recipients

2015

  • STEM Scholarship Recipient: Erik Bergland
  • Erardi Scholarship Recipient: Madison Chapman


 

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